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Nicholas Mokwena
  • Web of dubious tenders uncovered at Defence ministry

    Startling revelations have plunged the Ministry of Defence into the epicentre of a storm, as a series of wide-ranging corruption allegations grip the ministry, Botswana Guardian can reveal.The flurry of accusations revolves around a web of...

  • BNF Women's League expel committee members

    Botswana National Front Women’s League (BNFWL) has slapped three of its committee members with expulsion letters.The three members are Vice President Amogelang Bogosi, Secretary for Political Education Dorcus Oboetswe and Additional Member Kentse...

  • Mogoditshane illegal land occupation continues

    Illegal occupation of land continues in Mogoditshane even though allocation by the Land board has been suspended. This was revealed by Kweneng Landboard Chairman Kgang Kgang this week.According to Kgang, they have realised that from the 800 plots...

  • Observers flock in for Zimbabwe elections

    Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)’s Chief Election Observer, Never Mumba said Zimbabweans must elect leaders of their choice in the harmonised elections.The former Zambian deputy president, told the media this week that SADC will only...

  • Reliance Infosystems wins Microsoft 2023 award

    Reliance Infosystems has been announced as the Microsoft Partner of the Year 2023, following the Microsoft Partner Awards 2023 held in Sandton City, South Africa recently.Reliance Infosystems is a Microsoft-managed gold partner with multiple...

  • BDP, BNF clash over voter registration postponement

    The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has clashed with opposition Botswana National Front (BNF) on the postponement of voter registration process by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).The BNF, which expressed grave concern over the...

  • Keorapetse pleads for Masisi’s intervention in BCL houses auction

    Leader of Opposition, Dithapelo Keorapetse has pleaded with President Mokgweetsi Masisi to come to the rescue of former BCL employees in the BCL housing auction.The liquidators of BCL have issued a notice that they will be selling through auction...

  • Social welfare programmes monitored on regular basis- Tsogwane

    Vice President Slumber Tsogwane says monitoring and evaluation of government programmes is guided and provided for by the National Monitoring and Evaluation System (NMES) of Botswana.He said NMES lays out the foundation for processes of conducting...

  • SADC Electoral Observer Mission in Zimbabwe

    The SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security will deploy an observer mission to Zimbabwe’s next week general election.This was announced by the Incoming Chairperson of the SADC Organ, Hakainde Hichilema, President of Zambia. There are tensions...

  • Defence ministry, Police in escort motorbikes tender row

    The Ministry of Defence and Security together with Botswana Police Service (BPS) find themselves entangled in an alleged corruption activity regarding the procurement of Escort Motorcycles.Botswana Guardian has established that the ministry and the...

  • DPSM, Doctors’ union clash over allowance strike

    Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) has filed with the Industrial Court an application to request the court to direct Botswana Doctors Union to order its members to end an alleged unlawful strike.On 1st August 2023, the union issued a...

  • Teachers unmoved on coursework

    Teacher Unions say they are unmoved on the issue of coursework activities while there is no labour protected agreement.Following a deadlock last week, the unions ordered their members to stop carrying out any coursework activities and not to submit...

  • Human rights groups rebuke DISS

    The UPR NGO Working Group is concerned by the continued arrest of persons by the Directorate on Intelligence and Security Services (DISS), without adherence to the due process of law.The UPR NGO Working Group, comprises of the Botswana Council of...

  • Teachers unmoved on coursework

    Teacher Unions say they are unmoved on the issue of coursework activities while there is no labour protected agreement.Following a deadlock last week, the unions ordered their members to stop carrying out any coursework activities and not to submit...

  • Suspicious medical products quarantined

    Central Medical Stores (CMS) is currently holding some medical products that were procured from international orgainsations, under quarantine pending investigation.Minister of Health Dr. Edwin Dikoloti has revealed that one of the contracted...

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